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Industrywide Animal-Welfare Guidelines Issuedwelfare were released last week by the Food Marketing Institute and the National Council of Chain Restaurants. The industrywide guidelines, under development for two years, cover laying hens, dairy, cattle, swine, poultry and beef. The outline is "based on science" and seeks to provide consistency across the U.S. retail sector, according to FMI officials.

Industrywide Animal-Welfare Guidelines Issued

welfare were released last week by the Food Marketing Institute and the National Council of Chain Restaurants. The industrywide guidelines, under development for two years, cover laying hens, dairy, cattle, swine, poultry and beef. The outline is "based on science" and seeks to provide consistency across the U.S. retail sector, according to FMI officials. The initiative includes establishment of an ongoing advisory panel of independen

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